Support Services for Survivors
There are several places for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or stalking to receive support, both on campus and in the community.
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- Center for Advocacy, Resources & Education (CARE)
Center for Advocacy, Resource & Education (CARE) is the on-campus, confidential resource for students, faculty and staff at UC Davis. CARE provides intervention and prevention services regarding sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, and stalking at the Davis campus and the Medical Center in Sacramento.
Intervention services include free and confidential crisis intervention, advocacy, accompaniment, resource and referral.Services are available to any survivor who needs them regardless of gender, gender expression, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, age, religion, citizenship status, or ability.
Prevention services include educational programming, professional training, outreach events, etc.
For more information about CARE services go HERE.
- Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP)
The Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) offers confidential, cost free assessment, intervention, consultation and referral services to all UCD faculty, staff and their immediate families.
The Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) is strictly confidential. No information about your participation is released to anyone without your written consent except when legally mandated. No information from ASAP appears in any departmental, central or personnel file. Your need for privacy is respected.
Whether the problem is work-related or personal, administrative or individual, career or relationship focused, ASAP's experienced staff can assist you in recognizing and resolving the problem. When additional resources are needed, they can link you to appropriate services in your community.
If you are concerned about a friend, colleague, co-worker, subordinate or work group, ASAP can help you.
For more information regarding ASAP or to schedule an appointment, visit their website here.
- Student Health and Counseling Services (SHCS)
(530) 752-2349SHCS offers both mental health and medical resources for students regardless of insurance coverage. SHCS Counseling Services is a multiculturally and educationally diverse group of psychologists, social workers, therapists, and doctoral trainees. Mental health providers at SHCS are confidential victim resources and are NOT mandated reporters. However, ALL medical providers in California, including nurses and physicians at SHCS, are mandated reporters for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. For same day access to a confidential mental health provider, please call (530) 752-2349 to talk with an Advice Nurse and ask to speak with a mental health professional. If you wish to keep the sexual assault private, you may tell the nurse that you need to discuss a serious emotional concern that is highly personal and you wish to discuss your concerns more fully with a mental health professional ONLY. Though the medical providers at SHCS are mandated reporters, they are available to provide the essential assessment and treatment for non-emergency medical care. Every effort is made to help support and protect your safety when reporting.
- Empower Yolo
Empower Yolo provides confidential crisis intervention, advocacy and accompaniment services to survivors of violence in Yolo county. For more information, visit their website HERE.
- Women Escaping a Violent Environment (WEAVE)
WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. For more information, visit their website HERE.